Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
Office: Room 6226, Law School
B.A. University of Pittsburgh
J.D. State University of New York at Buffalo
Recently Taught Courses
808 Advanced Legal Writing: Problem Solving
808 Advanced Legal Writing: Reflective Writing
808 Advanced Legal Writing: Contract Drafting
850 Professional Responsibilities
907 SP in Profess. Responsibilities: Risk Management
907 SP in Professional Responsibilities: Contemporary Issues in PR
950 Lawyering Skills: Risk Management
Professor Kaiser joined the UW Law School faculty in 1988, teaching Advanced Legal Writing, Legal Research, and Judicial Decision Making and Opinion Writing. From 1992 until 2002, she was the Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program. While Director, she developed the curriculum for the first-year program, and she hired, trained, and supervised the lecturers and teaching assistants. She now teaches Problem Solving, Advanced Legal Writing, and Professional Responsibilities.
Professor Kaiser serves on the Professional Ethics Committee of the State Bar of Wisconsin. She has presented at CLE seminars on the professional responsibility of lawyers and on legal writing.
Professor Kaiser received her B.A. in Chinese from the University of Pittsburgh and her J.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School. She clerked for the Honorable Louis B. Garippo in the case of People v. John Wayne Gacy and then clerked for the Honorable Maurice Perlin in the Illinois Appellate Court. She was an associate in the litigation and labor departments of a prominent Chicago law firm before beginning her full-time teaching career at IIT Chicago/Kent College of Law. At Chicago-Kent, Professor Kaiser taught Legal Research and Writing, Drafting, and Remedies. She also taught Legal Research and Writing part-time at Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.
In addition to teaching, Professor Kaiser is a Reiki Master Teacher and has practiced Reiki for 20 years. She has also studied Quantum Touch, Therapeutic Touch, Pranic Healing, and Kabbalistic Healing.